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Dec 06, 2017, 13:54 ET CRN Foundation Pledges Additional Funding to NAD Dietary Supplement Advertising Review Program Through 2020

The Council for Responsible Nutrition Foundation (CRNF) today announced that it has committed an additional $735,000 over a three-year period to...


Nov 29, 2017, 17:43 ET CRN Responds to FDA Alert, Reinforces Safety of Biotin

n response to a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) alert to public healthcare providers, lab personnel, and lab test developers, the Council for...


Nov 08, 2017, 13:00 ET Dietary Supplement Industry and U.S. Anti-Doping Agency Warn Consumers about Dangerous, Illegal Ingredients Known as SARMs

The dietary supplement industry's leading trade associations and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) today joined in support of the U.S. Food and...


Oct 19, 2017, 19:00 ET Dietary Supplement Usage Increases, Says New Survey

The latest results from an annual survey on dietary supplements reveals an all-time high for supplement usage among U.S. adults, with 76 percent...


Sep 14, 2017, 20:09 ET CRN Decries Harm to Public Interest and Calls Out Significant Legal Deficiencies in Amarin Pharma Complaint against Omega-3 Companies

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement industry, today strongly urged the United...


Aug 22, 2017, 16:05 ET CRN Urges Caution When Interpreting New Study on B Vitamins

In response to a study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, "Long-term Supplemental One-carbon Metabolism Related Vitamin B Use in Relation to Lung...


Jul 12, 2016, 05:07 ET Supplementation During Pregnancy Is Critical

In response to a report1 titled "Vitamin supplementation in pregnancy," published today in the Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin, the Council for...


Jun 08, 2016, 03:46 ET Healthy Products Support Healthy Economy: Dietary Supplement Industry Contributes $122 Billion, Over 750,000 Jobs to U.S. Economy

More than two-thirds of American adults take dietary supplements each year, and according to a new economic impact report released today, the dietary ...


May 25, 2015, 09:00 ET CRN Emphasizes Importance of Iodine this World Thyroid Day

As part of efforts to increase awareness of thyroid health on today's 8th Annual World Thyroid Day, the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) joins ...


Jan 27, 2015, 01:00 ET CRN Releases Science-based Guidelines on Iodine in Multivitamin/Mineral Supplements for Pregnancy and Lactation

Dietary supplement manufacturers should include a daily serving of at least 150 mcg of iodine in all multivitamin/mineral supplements intended for...


Dec 18, 2014, 11:29 ET Dietary Supplement Gift Guide for a Healthy Holiday

The holiday season is in full force, and many Americans are asking for the gift of good health in 2015. A recent survey showed that more than...


Dec 11, 2014, 11:35 ET CRN Welcomes Passage of Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the leading trade association for the dietary supplement and functional food industry, today welcomed...


Jun 17, 2014, 11:00 ET CRN President Demonstrates Commitment to Combat Deceptive Advertising of Weight Loss Products at Senate Hearing

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, demonstrated the responsible industry's...


Feb 11, 2014, 03:41 ET Dietary Supplement Industry Trade Associations Commend Congress on Introduction of the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act of 2014

In response to today's introduction of the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA) of 2014 by Sens. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., and Orrin...


Dec 16, 2013, 05:01 ET Vitamins and Minerals Are Essential to Good Health

In response to an editorial, "Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements," and a study, "Long-Term Multivitamin...


Oct 17, 2012, 10:31 ET New Study Finds Modest Reduction In Cancer In Middle-Aged And Older Healthy Men Taking Multivitamins

A new study published today in JAMA (Journal of the American Medical Association) found "daily multivitamin supplementation modestly but...


Oct 04, 2012, 01:30 ET Supplement Usage, Consumer Confidence Remain Steady According To New Annual Survey From CRN

Sixty-eight percent of American adults take nutritional or dietary supplements, says the Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), based on data...


Oct 03, 2012, 05:41 ET CRN Responds To Today's Dietary Supplement Reports From Health And Human Services

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today issued concern on behalf of...


Jul 25, 2012, 12:40 ET CRN Applauds Introduction Of Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act

In response to the introduction today of the Designer Anabolic Steroid Control Act (DASCA) by Senators Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Sheldon Whitehouse...


Jul 18, 2012, 12:51 ET Happy 100th Anniversary to the Vitamin!

The Council for Responsible Nutrition is honoring the 100th anniversary of the vitamin. The term was coined by Casimir Funk, a Polish-American...


Jun 20, 2012, 10:00 ET CRN Assesses Current State Of Scientific Research for Nutritional Supplements

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, today released its comprehensive report,...


Jun 20, 2012, 09:14 ET CRN Applauds FDA's Plans To Reissue NDI Draft Guidance

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, commends the Food and Drug Administration...


May 23, 2012, 06:53 ET CRN Reacts To New Study On Calcium And Heart Health

In response to the study published today in Heart Journal, "Associations of dietary calcium intake and calcium supplementation with myocardial...


Mar 22, 2012, 02:18 ET Dietary Supplement Consumers Tend to Make Healthier Lifestyle Choices

When it comes to healthy habits, dietary supplement users appear to make healthier lifestyle choices overall than non-users, according to a recent...